John Ruskin (British, London 1819–1900 Brantwood, Cumbria)
sheet: 13 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (34.9 x 44.5 cm)
Bequest of George D. Pratt, 1935
Not on view
Inscription: In graphite at lower right: "Naples"
Marking: Entire drawing is lightly foxed. There is a lighter margin on all four sides of the sheet at the edges which the old mat covered.
George D. Pratt; Donor: George D. Pratt
Paul H. Walton The Drawings of John Ruskin. 1972, pp. 40-44.
John Dixon Hunt The Wider Sea: A Life of John Ruskin. London, 1982, pp. 11,112,.
Robert Hewison, Ian Warrell, Stephen Wildman Ruskin, Turner and the Pre-Raphaelites. Exh. cat., Tate Gallery, London, 9 March-28 May. Tate Gallery, London, 2000, no. 33 discusses a drawing of Vesuvius made in 1841., p. 55.
Artist: John Ruskin (British, London 1819–1900 Brantwood, Cumbria)Date: 1851Medium: Illustrations: mezzotint, etching, aquatint and lithography, some of the latter with tint stones and hand coloringAccession: 44.84On view in:Not on view